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London's burning. 4 May, 2012 at 1:50 pm | Posted in The Urban Landscape | 1 Comment Tags: London's buildings. Ask any London schoolboy when the Great ...

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  • Welsh rare bit: great post on the rise and fall of London’s Welsh dairies by @CabbieBlog:

    Welsh rare bit

    cabbieblog.wordpress.com 25 May '12, 1pm

    25 May, 2012 at 1:50 pm | Posted in Slug, snail, puppydog tail | Leave a comment Tags: London buildings J. Evans Dairy a Grade II listed building on the corner of Warren Street and Conway Street. Built 1793 and tiles circ. 1916 a rare surviving example of a Welsh dairy. It is a cut th...

  • Shelling out for Easter-I

    cabbieblog.wordpress.com 03 Apr '12, 1pm

    3 April, 2012 at 1:50 pm | Posted in Thinking allowed | Leave a comment Tags: London museums Easter is nearly upon us and there you are with the kids at home and trying to decide how to amuse them. Shopping? Oxford Street will be like a rugby scrum. Sport? It will soon be wall to wall...

  • Life imitating art – a cabbie’s diary

    cabbieblog.wordpress.com 20 Jul '12, 1pm

    Life imitating art – a cabbie’s diary 20 July, 2012 at 1:50 pm | Posted in Driven mad in London | Leave a comment Tags: London Olympics With the first Olympian week drawing to a close, with the predictability of a shortage of cabs on a wet Friday night, we have had a bumper week of mo...

  • Bog standard

    cabbieblog.wordpress.com 18 Mar '12, 9am

    16 March, 2012 at 9:53 am | Posted in Slug, snail, puppydog tail | Leave a comment Tags: London life No matter how glum I may feel driving around London the sight of a Pimlico Plumbers’ van with their amusing number plates: W4TER, DRA1N, BOG 1 or my favourite 701LET is guaranteed to p...

  • In the slow lane

    In the slow lane

    cabbieblog.wordpress.com 08 Jun '12, 1pm

    8 June, 2012 at 1:50 pm | Posted in Motoring matters | Leave a comment Tags: rickshaws The meticulous planning by LOCOG to allow the Olympic family unimpeded travel around London could be put in jeopardy by rickshaws. Cabbies must feel a sense of schadenfreude as their two biggest gri...

  • Liquid history

    cabbieblog.wordpress.com 05 Jun '12, 1pm

    5 June, 2012 at 1:55 pm | Posted in Slug, snail, puppydog tail | Leave a comment Tags: River Thames The River Thames is etched into England’s psyche, over the years it has played a central role in the life of the nation, historically used for coronations, processions, funerals and as ...

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  • Coronation cock-ups

    cabbieblog.wordpress.com 01 Jun '12, 1pm

    Three families share the role of the Lord Great Chamberlain a title that has been in existence since Norman times. The present holder the Marquess of Cholmondeley – Lord Carrington’s family and the Earl of Ancaster stand in the wings chomping at the bit – in return for some minor coro...

  • An inspirational spire « CabbieBlog

    cabbieblog.wordpress.com 02 Mar '12, 1pm

    Your Royal Highness, ladies and gentlemen, I am honoured and humbled to be speaking to you at this service tonight to remember the journalists and their support staff who gave their lives to report from the war zones of the 21st century. I have been a war correspondent for most of my ...

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